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Technology, Hyperbole, and Irony

Except for metaphor, tropes are arguably irrelevant to the analysis of science and technology. Among tropes, moreover, hyperbole and irony seem particularly ill-suited as the former exaggerates ... at odds with a language intent on closely following the contours of the world of experience. While neither hyperbole nor irony has a place in the professional discourses of science and technology, both

New name for Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology [Medical Sciences]: Current Medical Science

Huazhong University of Science and Technology [Medical Sciences] will be officially renamed Current Medical 1 Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, a prestigious medical school ... based in the 2 Editorial Department of Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology , Wuhan 430030 , China Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology [Medical

Nanoscale Science and Technology and People with Disabilities in Asia: An Ability Expectation Analysis

Science and technology, including nanoscale science and technology, influences and is influenced by various discourses and areas of action. Ableism is one concept and ability expectation is one ... ability expectation is one dynamic that impacts the direction, vision, and application of nanoscale science and technology and vice versa. At the same time, policy documents that involve or relate to

Fabrication of Nanoscale Pits with High Throughput on Polymer Thin Film Using AFM Tip-Based Dynamic Plowing Lithography

We show that an atomic force microscope (AFM) tip-based dynamic plowing lithography (DPL) approach can be used to fabricate nanoscale pits with high throughput. The method relies on scratching with a ... Precision Manufacturing, Department of Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management, University of Strathclyde , Glasgow , UK 2 Center for Precision Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology , Harbin

Mapping fracture flow paths with a nanoscale zero-valent iron tracer test and a flowmeter test

this study, nanoscale zero-valent iron (nZVI) particles were used as tracers to characterize fracture connectivity between two boreholes in fractured rock. A magnet array was installed vertically in the ... Science and Technology of Taiwan (MOST 105-2116-M-002-023). Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative C o m m o n s A t t r i b u t i o n 4 . 0 I n t e r n a t i o n a l L i c

First report on soapnut extract-mediated synthesis of sulphur-substituted nanoscale NdFeB permanent magnets and their characterization

Biosynthesis of nanoscale materials has its own advantages over other physical and chemical methods. Using soapnut extract as reducing and stabilizing agent for the synthesis of inorganic nanoscale ... efficacy of phytogenic silver nanoparticles . Asian Pac J Trop Biomed 1 ( 1 ): S82 - S85 Rao CN , Cheetham AK ( 2011 ) Science and technology of nanomaterials: current status and future prospects . J Mater

Nanoscale Observation of Dehydration Process in PHEMA Hydrogel Structure

Institute of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa , Al. Armii Krajowej 13/15, 42-200 Czestochowa , Poland 3 AGH University of Science and Technology ... bonding; PALS; Free volume; PHEMA - Background The state of biomaterials science has developed greatly over the last few decades. Development of technology as well as greater care for human life and

Blockchain Technology Adoption Status and Strategies

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to review the acceptance and future use of blockchain technology. Given the rapid technological changes, this paper focuses on a managerial overview and ... Management Information Systems Commons , Strategic Management Policy 1 Stetson University Commons, and the Technology and Innovation Commons Recommended Citation Follow this and additional works at; http

Next Generation Citizen Science Using

Crowdsourcing scientific data, also known as citizen science, is a new and rapidly growing field. The MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, has developed, an innovative online ... Citizen Science app already has predictive modeling technology, developed by our partners at Bigelow Laboratory. This allows project managers and contributors to visualize how their data, combined with

Drivers for precision livestock technology adoption: A study of factors associated with adoption of electronic identification technology by commercial sheep farmers in England and Wales

Electronic Identification (EID) tools could allow a better use of flock resources, anecdotal evidence suggests they are not widely used. The aim of this study was to assess uptake of EID technology, and ... [Internet]. The Social Shaping of Technology . 1999 . 36. Irwin A , Michael M . Science, social theory and public knowledge . Irwin A , Michael M , editors. Maidenhead; 2003 . 37. Levidow L , Marris C

Technology for fostering intergenerational connectivity: scoping review protocol

meaningful ways. Technology is becoming increasingly pervasive and flexible and providing new opportunities to foster intergenerational connection that can be implemented and evaluated across a multitude of ... question Research regarding technology for connecting older adults and youth has been discipline-centric (e.g. computer science and sociology) with minimal crossover; this has resulted in the research in

Communicating Science for Everyday Use

Bowl era. » Stretched resources and built self-sufficiency through home-economics programs. » Led the world in the ag-technology and farmmanagement revolutions of the mid-20th century. » Provided a ... these things that are out there? In the food world, it’s just something so big … I can’t solve everything.” Nevertheless, she persists, publishing science-based content online multiple times a week — even

Nanoscale quantification of the biophysical characterization of combretastatin A-4-treated tumor cells using atomic force microscopy

the cyto-biophysical properties at a single molecular level [ 6, 7 ]. This technology provides surface morphology, structure and biomechanics of cells at nanoscale resolution under near-physiological ... provided by State Key Laboratory of Robotics, Shenyang Institute of Automation, China Academy of Sciences. The research was funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China (81470135), Excellent

Information Technology Audit in Georgia

With the development of information technology to carry out effectively their missions the largest part of a variety of organizations, government agencies and services have become dependent on ... make the information technology audit of IT systems operating reliability and functionality in order to obtain reasonable assurance. IT governance and information systems audit is imperative for

Nanoscale Science and Technology for Electronics, Photonics and Renewable Energy Applications: Selected Papers from NGC2009 & CSTC2009 conference (

nanoscale science and technology for materials and device design in various fields of information (electronics and photonics) and renewable energy (photovoltaics and energy storage) applications. The CSTC ... energy applications. Papers contained in this special issue are selected from the symposium ‘‘Nano and Giga Challenges in Electronics and Photonics’’ (NGC2009) and 14th Canadian Semiconductor Technology

On Love, Technology, and Law

can tame technology. Only law can keep society from being ruled by the cold, hard, inherently valueless, despotic facts of science. Only law can preserve inherently the values of the centuries - the ... in many court cases in which science, technology, and law are blended into a consistent whole. In the Court of International Trade the most potent witness may be a transistor, an integrated circuit

Design Principles of Online Learning Communities in Citizen Science

Online communities for citizen science are expanding rapidly, giving participants the opportunity to take part in a wide range of activities, from monitoring invasive species to targeting pollution ... of resources they would otherwise not be able to access. A small number of citizen science projects truly use an online community to connect, engage, and empower participants to make local change

Reading Nonfiction Science Literature with and without Arts Integration Activities

This study explores the integration of the arts into the teaching of science nonfiction texts during literacy instruction. Sixty-one elementary students (15 second graders, 25 third graders, and 21 ... the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS Lead States, 2013) . Integration of subjects occurs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) learning; the addition of the arts

Reflections on the Strong Growth of Citizen Science: An Interview with Abe Miller-Rushing

Abe Miller-Rushing shares his thoughts on the growth of citizen science, which he thinks is driven by a happy set of coincidences—developments in technology, computing, communication, and data

Network analysis for science and technology management: Evidence from tuberculosis research in Fiocruz, Brazil

Collaborative networks are of great value for science and technology (S&T) institutions as a way of sharing, generating and disseminating new knowledge that could ultimately lead to innovations ... treatment. As Fiocruz covers all the TB production chain, being an integrant part of the Ministry of Health, it was considered an appropriate model to apply SNA as a tool to guide science and technology (S&T